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Child, Youth, & Family Studies: Government Information & Policy Resources

National Research and Advocacy Groups

Research and advocacy institutes are often known as "think tanks". A think tank is an organization that conducts research and advocates in areas such as social policy. Think tank reports are another useful way to pursue research on policy issues.

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Here are a few selected national think tanks/research institutes that work in areas relevant to social welfare:

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